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Lino Print Residency with artist Deirdre Houston

October – December 2021

The residency project supported the work of artist Deirdre Houston in the development of a new collection of lino cut prints based on drawings carried out during the Covid lockdown restrictions.  As part of the residency Deirdre linked with older clients at Ballymote Day Centre.  During weekly drop in visits Deirdre shared her creative process through the sharing of visual notebooks, drawings and conversation.

As part of the residency Deirdre was provided with a table top printing press and also availed of a number of support mentor sessions.

The residency was supported and funded up Sligo Arts Service CPD programming 2021  




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